TOWN OF NIAGARA, NY-A tractor-trailer carrying a full load of new cars drove off the road and tipped over Tuesday morning.

The accident happened shortly before 6 A.M. on Rt. 31 westbound between the I-190 and Military Road in the Town of Niagara.

State Police blame inattention of the part of the driver, Sean Lorraine, 46, of Niagara Falls, for the incident and say charges are pending against him.

That stretch of Rt. 31 reopened to traffic shortly after 1 PM.

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